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  • Westland Sea King

    Sea King HU.5

    1987









    Before the Royal Navy phased the Wessex out of SAR service, work began to identify Sea King HAS.5 airframes which would not be needed for the HAS.6 conversion programme. These were stripped of the ASW equipment and fitted for SAR work, re-equipping 771 Squadron from October 1987




    Sea King HU.5 News


    Royal Navy SAR Sea Kings Leave Culdrose, 12-Apr-16 : Royal Navy last three SAR Sea King flew from RNAS Culdrose base to HMS Sultan in Gosport. 771 Naval Air Squadron was formally decommissioned at the end of March and their tasks assigned to civilians

    Royal Navy Give SAR Sea King Final MOT, 13-Feb-15 : Royal Navy Reservists from RNAS Culdrose have started the very last ever “Flying-MOT” scheduled maintenance of a Sea King Mk 5 before the aircraft is retired from service next year.



    Specifications


    Engine: 2 x RR Gnome H1400-1 1660 shp
    Capacity: 4 + 10
    Length: (m) 17.02
    Height: (m) 5.13
    Blades: 5
    Rotor diam.: (m) 18.9
    Disc area: (m2) 280
    Weight: (kgs) Empty: 6490     Max: 9710
    Speed: (km/h)     Max: 235
    Range: (km)
    Ceiling: (m)
    Rate/Climb: (m/min)
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    List of Operators of Westland Sea King HU.5


    From Organisation with model Sea King HU.5
    1969
    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm
        Sea King 155 1969/18
    2017
    united kingdom Developing Assets (UK) Ltd
        Sea King 2017/   



    Construction Numbers

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    C/NYearHistory
    wa 635 1969 UK XV647
    wa 636 1969 UK XV648
    wa 649 1970 UK XV661
    wa 654 1970 UK XV666
    wa 658 1970 UK XV670
    wa 661 1970 UK XV673
    wa 670 1971 UK XV699
    wa 676 1971 UK XV705
    wa 846 1976 UK XZ578
    wa 880 1979 UK XZ920
    wa 891 1980 UK ZA130
    wa 895 1981 UK ZA134
    wa 898 1981 UK ZA137
    wa 899 1982 UK ZA166
    wa 900 1982 UK ZA167
    wa 902 1982 UK ZA169
    16 C/N.


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